Jhajha Vidhan Sabha constituency is one of 243 constituencies in Bihar, which is located in the Jamui district. In the Lok Sabha elections, Jhajha falls under the Jamui constituency. JDU's Damodar Rawat won the seat in Bihar Assembly Elections 2020. The Bihar Assembly Polls 2020 began on October 28 and the results for the same were out on November 10.
The Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 were held in 3 phases, as against in 5 phases, which has been a norm. The first phase of Bihar Vidhan Sabha Polls 2020 took place on October 28 (71 seats), the 2nd one on October 3 (94 seats), and the final phase on November 7 (78 seats). Bihar Assembly Election 2020: From Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav to Pushpam Priya Chaudhary; Here is the List of Probable Bihar CM Candidates.
In the 2015 Bihar Vidhan Sabha Polls, it was Ravindra Yadav of the BJP, who won the elections from Jhajha constituency. In the previous 2010 Bihar Assembly Elections, it was Damodar Rawat of the JD(U) who defeated Binod Prasad Yadav of the RJD by a margin of over 11,000 votes. The main candidates in 2020 Bihar Assembly Elections were Damodar Rawat of the JD(U), Rajendra Yadav of the RJD, and Rabindra Yadav of the LJP.
Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 was one of the major elections to be taking place during the Coronavirus pandemic. LJP contesting alone this Bihar Elections 2020 was being seen as a surprising factor. The NDA won the election with 125 seats.
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